The Cascades

60’s Pop 

Years active, 1960-1975, 1995, 2004, 2012

always klick on pic’s.


San Diego, California, USA

John Claude Gummoe (born Aug. 2 1938, ClevelandOhio) - vcl. (1960-1967, 1995, 2004, 2012), Eddie Snyder - guitar (1960-1975, 1995, 2004, 2012), David Szabo - keyboard (1960-1975, 1995, 2004, 2012), Dave Stevens - bass (1960-1975, 1995, 2004, 2012), Dave Wilson - drums (1960-1975, 1995; Died 2000 (aged 63))


The Cascades was an American vocal group best known for the single"Rhythm of the Rain", recorded in 1962, an international hit the following year.


In 1960, the Silver Strands were a group of United States Navypersonnel serving on the USS Jason (AR-8) based in San DiegoCalifornia. They recruited John Gummoe, who originally acted as manager, then left the Navy to become The Thundernotes. The group's membership consisted of John Claude "John" Gummoe (born August 2, 1938) (lead vocals), Lenny Green (vocal and lead guitar), Dave Wilson (drums and vocal), Dave Stevens (bass), and Art Eastlick (rhythm guitar). Their first and only recording, "Thunder Rhythm" (and "Payday" on the reverse of the 45rpm) was with DelFi Records of Hollywood, owned and managed by Bob Keane. It was a surf-type instrumental. Lenny left soon after to pursue his own goals and the group acquired Eddie Snyder (guitar), David Szabo (keyboards), Dave Stevens (bass) and Dave Wilson (drums). … Read the original text here >>> The Cacades (2)

The Cascades (2) - Rhythm Of The Rain - 1962

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